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Pain evaluation in preterm infants using skin conductance algesimeter
Pain asessment is a challenge in patients who are unable to communicate verbally, e.g. neonates. Consequently, they may receive less effective analgesic treatment. Visual, behavioural and physiological pain scales are used ...
When to do paediatric gastrointestinal endoscopy?
Over the last few decades, paediatric gastroenterology has rapidly developed into a well-established sub-specialty. Improvements in training and equipment have led to enhanced safety with fewer complications following ...
Impact of Telephone Reminders on Attendance Rate at Paediatric Clinics
Background: Non-attendance in clinics has major economic impact in the national health service. Literature review indicates that main reason for non-attendance is forgetfulness and reminders reduce the non-attendance rate ...
Use of enteral nutritional supplementation: a survey of level II and III neonatal units in England
Enteral nutritional supplementation is widely used in preterm babies on Neonatal Units (NNUs). There is little published evidence on appraising their long-term efficacy. We evaluated the current practice of enteral nutritional ...
Eye pathologies in neonates
In the United Kingdom, newborn assessment incorporates a screening eye examination for any structural abnormalities, observation of neonate's visual behaviour and direct ophthalmoscopy examination looking for red reflex. ...
Sweat Testing Since The Introduction Of Newborn Screening In West Midlands, UK
Background Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is an autosomal recessive condition caused by gene mutation which affects sodium and chloride transport across the membrane of secretory epithelial cells. New born screening for CF was ...
Prophylactic oral vitamin k in neonates